2017 Sony World Photography Awards: Martin Parr receives award for Outstanding Contribution to Photography

We are pleased to announce that the British documentary photographer Martin Parr received the Outstanding Contribution to Photography title at the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards ceremony held in London on Thursday 20 April.

An exhibition at Somerset House Sony World Photography Awards & Martin Parr – 2017 running from 21st April – 7th May coincided with the award, showing a selection of works by Parr.

At the awards ceremony, Parr remarked “It is a great honour to receive the Outstanding Contribution to Photography title, especially knowing the illustrious previous recipients such as William Klein and William Eggleston.”

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